Museo di Arte Sacra di S. Verdiana, Castelfiorentino
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The Santa Verdiana Museum of Sacred Art

Collection features works by Cimabue, Giotto, and Granacci

Castelfiorentino
The museum is located in the rooms of the Opera di Santa Verdiana—in the Opera’s depository and loggias, which date back to the 16th and 17th centuries.

The collection of sacred art was begun and placed on display with the aim of conserving and promoting the sacred art of the churches in the area.

Some of the noteworthy artworks on display are by Cimabue, Giotto, Taddeo Gaddi, Jacopo del Casentino, Taddeo di Bartolo, Neri di Bicci, Jacopo Franchi, Francesco Granacci.

Opening Hours:
Saturdays, from 4pm to 7pm; Sundays and holidays, from 10am to 12pm and 4pm to 7pm.
Open other days by appointment only.

Ticket Price:
3€

Disabled Access:
Partial access to the disabled.

Contacts:
Piazza Santa Verdiana
CASTELFIORENTINO (FLORENCE)
Tel: 057164096
E-mail: santaverdiana@tiscalinet.it   casaciapetti@interfree.it
http://cultura.empolese-valdelsa.it/smvf/verdiana_eng.htm
Castelfiorentino
Situated between the Valle dell’Arno and the Valle dell’Elsa
Like many other small Tuscan towns, Castelfiorentino came into being as a result of trade and pilgrims who were travelling through the area from northern Europe to Rome on the Via Francigena pilgrims’ route. The town was originally called ‘Castelvecchio’ (Old Castle) as the town grew on the site of and ancient Roman castle called Timignano. ...
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